Category Archives: vocations

Disbanded by the Archbishop’s Orders: The Intercessors of the Lamb

by Therese Ivers, JCL One of the purposes of this website is to give tools to those discerning their vocation to help enable them to make an informed decision.  I have not been posting on this site too often lately … Continue reading

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St. Teresa of the Andes & Chapel Rats

by Therese Ivers, JCL One day, as I was helping out a friend in the sacristy, she mentioned something about “the chapel rats”.  My friend was not referring to rats scurrying about – for as far as I know, there … Continue reading

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What’s So Important About Being Careful With Private Vows Or Promises?

by Therese Ivers, JCL In one of the states of the US that I grew up in, there is a convent.  In that convent are women dressed in habits.  They make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience… and they live … Continue reading

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